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TEAM

The film has been backed by an almost completely all-woman team who bring to the table strong skill sets in every facet of filmmaking.

Director, Writer & Producer :

Miriam Chandy Menacherry
Co-Producer :

Filament2021, Sheena Matheiken,
Anand Ramayya, Gary Byungseok Kam
DOP : Ranu Ghosh
Writer & Impact Producer :

Triparna Banerjee
Editor : Irene Dhar Mallik
Associate Editor : Anuja Thakar
Production Controller : Sharon D’Mello
Researcher : Nandini Dhar
Consulting Producers :

Claire Aguilar, Alysa Nahmias,

Nilotpal Majumdar
Impact advisers :

Rebecca Lichtenfeld, Ragnhild Ek
Music : Parvathy Baul
Sound Designer : Mohammed Fibin
Animation : Amar Sen, Arko Sen
GFX : Inkbling
Poster design : Elements of Poetry Studio

Social Media: Amaan Khan, Aishwarya Haldankar

Webiste: Reeti Agarwal

Miriam Chandy Menacherry

Director/ Producer/ Writer

Miriam makes films that celebrate everyday heroes, approaching every story through the lens of popular culture to find the intersection of social cause and the arts. She shoots for years to capture intimate accounts of real people whose stories we do not notice. Whether it’s that of a Bollywood dancer who moonlights as a rat killer in Mumbai (The Rat Race), or of children who choose music over violence in an area known for gang warfare (Lyari Notes). Her films have premiered at IDFA, were nominated for the Alliance of Women Film Journalists – EDA award, won the Mipdoc Coproduction challenge at Cannes and were nominated `for the youth jury award at Sheffield (UK). Broadcast internationally on channels like Arte, DR1, NGC, Al Jazeera, YLE and Netflix, in India her films have had theatrical releases.
Her latest film turns the spotlight on survivors of child sexual violence as they emerge `From the shadows’ through a viral wall art campaign. Chosen for 8 international forums. Miriam is one of 18 fellows selected for the Global Media Makers Fellowship by Film Independent (USA) and the US State Department.

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